Inpatient Senior Coder 

  • Strong knowledge of MS-DRG and APR DRG classification and reimbursement structures
  • Proficient at writing AHIMA compliant physician queries
  • Adept at comparing documentation, code assignment and charge in the financial system for accuracy and completeness and elevating concerns to the appropriate manager
  • Proficient in researching and responding to Business Office questions related to coding and/or payer-specific coding guidelines.  
  • Ability to use office equipment and automated systems/applications/software at an acceptable level of proficiency
  • Works collaboratively with CDI, Quality and other facility leadership
  • Functional knowledge of facility EMR, encoder, CDI tool and other support software

Conifer requires its candidates, as applicable and as permitted by law, to obtain and provide confirmation of all required vaccinations and screenings prior to the start of employment.  This may include, but is not limited to, the COVID-19 vaccination, influenza vaccination, and/or any future required vaccines and screenings.


Include minimum education, technical training, and/or experience preferred to perform the job.

  • One to three years experience performing inpatient coding in acute care setting required
  • High school graduate or equivalent is required  
  • Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in Health Information, Nursing, or other related field preferred.  Years of coding experience would be considered in lieu of educational requirements.


  • Required:  AHIMA RHIT or RHIA or AAPC CCS approved credential